Description This Bizen style blade was cut down and remounted in the later 19th century. It was likely made by Kaytayama Ichimonji, and shows stylistic qualities indicative of Bizen-den work being done in Bitchu Province around 1300.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Umetada Masaharu
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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